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Neurology Overview

The Department of Neurology works closely with the Department of Neurosurgery to care for all patients with neurologic diseases. The range of care provided is organised into a number of patient centred programmes as well as several units which provide specialised Clinical Neuroscience services

Epilepsy Programme

  • Optimisation therapy for epilepsy
  • Diagnosis and evaluation of seizures and epilepsy
  • Evaluation of patients for epilepsy surgery

Stroke Programme

  • Providing comprehensive care for patients with stroke and transient ischemic attack from acute stage to rehabilitation, including risk factor evaluation
  • Active research on risk factor therapies for stroke

Neuromuscular Programme

  • Evaluation and treatment of nerve, neuro-muscular junction and muscle diseases
  • Comprehensive neurophysiological support services

Sleep Disorders Programme

  • Comprehensive overnight, continuous sleep monitoring. Assessment facilities are used for patients with excessive daytime sleepiness, insomnia and abnormal behaviour during sleep, including snoring.
  • A multi-disciplinary approach to sleep disorders with one-stop assessment for sleep-related breathing disorders

Neurodegenerative Diseases Programme

  • Providing comprehensive management of patients with neurodegenerative diseases (such as Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease) including neuropsychology, neuroimaging, neurochemistry, cell biology and neurogenetics.

Parkinson's Disease & Movement Disorders Programme

  • Provides medical and surgical (Pallidotomy, Deep Brain Stimulation) treatment for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
  • Provides botulinum toxin treatment for various movement disorders (dystonia, tremor, etc).

Neurodiagnostic Unit

  • Conducts electroencephalography, nerve conduction, electromyography, evoked potential responses, magnetic stimulation, carotid duplex ultrasound and transcranial doppler studies for diagnostic and research purposes

Neuropsychology Unit

  • Provides neuropsychological assessment, follow-up and intervention for patients with dementia, head injuries or other brain disorders.

Clinical Trials Unit

  • Provides support and expertise for the conduct of trials to GCP standards.

Support Groups

  • Patient Support Groups for Parkinson’s disease, Epilepsy and Stroke.

Epilepsy Clinic

Referral criteria: Fits, spells, fainting

Clinic schedule:

  • Every Monday and Tuesday afternoon
  • Every Wednesday morning

Memory and Cognitive Disorders Clinic

Referral criteria:

  • Dementia
  • Behavioural changes
  • Memory loss

Clinic schedule: Every Wednesday and Friday afternoon

Neuromuscular Diseases Clinic

Referral criteria:

  • Muscles diseases
  • Neuropathy
  • Limb pains

Clinic schedule: Every Monday and Tuesday afternoon

Sleep Disorders Clinic

Referral criteria:

  • Daytime sleepiness
  • Snoring
  • Insomnia
  • Sleep-related movements and behaviour

Clinic schedule: Every Thursday afternoon

TIA/Stroke Clinic

Referral criteria: Transient or persistent focal neurological deficits

Clinic schedule: Every Tuesday morning and Friday afternoon

Botulinum Toxin Clinic

Referral criteria: Dystonia (muscle spasm), tremor, tics and other movement disorders

Clinic schedule: Every Friday morning

Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Clinic

Referral criteria: Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders (tremor, dystonia, myodonus, chores, etc)

Clinic schedule: Every Monday and Wednesday afternoon

Staff MembersSub-Specialty
Unit Head & Senior Consultant
Prof Lo Yew Long MBBS, M Med (Int Med), Cert. Clin Neurophysiology, FAMS (Neurology)Clinical Neurophysiology, General Neurology
Senior Consultant
Assoc Prof Chang Hui Meng MBBS, MRCP (UK), FAMS (Neurology) StrokeStroke
Assoc Prof Deidre Anne De Silva MBBS, FRCP, FAMSStroke
Dr Prakash Kumar MBBS (Malaysia), M Med (Int Med) (Malaysia), MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin), FRCP (Glasg), FAMS (Neurology)Parkinson's Disease & Movement Disorders
Dr Ratnagopal Pavanni MBBS, M Med (Int Med), FAMSEpilepsy, Neuro-Otology, Sleep Disorders, Parkinson's Disease
Dr See Siew Ju MBBS, MRCP (UK)Epilepsy
Dr Shahul Hameed MBBS, MRCP (UK), FAMS (Neurology), FRCP (Edinburgh)Dementia & Cognitive Neurology, Sleep Neurology & General Neurology
Dr Simon Ting Kang Seng MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin), FAMS (Neurology)Behavioral Neurology & Dementia
Prof Tan Eng King MBBS, MRCP (UK), FAMS (Neurology)Parkinson's Disease & Movement Disorders, Neurogenetics
Consultant
Dr Tushar Gosavi MBBS, MD, MRCP(UK)General Neurology
Dr Wee Chee Keong MBBS, M.MED, MRCP (UK) (Singapore)Neurology
Dr Yip Chun Wai MBBS (Melbourne)(Hons), MRCP(UK)General Neurology
Associate Consultant
Dr John Ng MBBS, MRCP (UK)General Neurology
Dr Koh Yeow Hoay MBBS, MRCP (UK)Neurology
Dr Lim Ee Wei MBBS, MRCP (UK)Neurology
Dr Pang Yee Hau MBBS, MRCP(UK)Neurology
Dr Yong Kok Pin MB BCh BAO (NUI), MRCP (UK)General Neurology
Dr Queck Kian Kheng MD, MRCP(UK)Neurology

Appointments

To make or change appointment:

Location

Department Office:

Academia, Level 5
Tel: 6326-5003
Fax: 6220-3321
(for departmental matters only)

Last Modified Date :05 Aug 2014